According to the World Health Organization, 10.1% of global GDP was spent on health care, with costs predicted to climb at an average rate of more than 4.5% per year. The increasing age of populations is just one of the dilemmas facing policy makers, with consumer expectation and new technologies being weighed against restricted resources and financing adding to the problem.
These market variables present both multiple opportunities and risks for private equity investors. There will likely be an increase in the levels of public sector outsourcing, but increased regulation is to be expected with that. Many attractive opportunities, particularly in consumer healthcare and healthcare services, will see Pan-Asia Trading Partners continuing to invest in this sector.
Pan-Asia Trading Partners has a focus on the following health care sub-sectors: